Monthly Archives: May 2014


Fresh Food Is Better Than Frozen

Fresh food is better than frozen food when it comes to a number of key factors involving food quality. Have you seen the new ad from the American Frozen Food Institute? By our count, we’ve seen it at least six times this week! It’s very slickly crafted, with lush imagery and smooth voiceover work, telling …

The Best Burgers Ever

The best burgers ever are always the ones that stay with you years after they have been eaten. For this author, it was a Greek affair with a lamb meat patty with crumbled Feta cheese and smothered in tzatziki with plenty of freshly cut cucumber four or five years ago. You may still be able …

USDA Failure to Protect Organic Food

Is USDA failure creating a situation where food labelled organic is allowed to contain genetically modified ingredients ? As we wrote about earlier this month,  the USDA recently changed the rules by which the National Organic Safety Board (NOSB) regulates the amount of non-organic material that can be included in products labelled “organic”. We also recently …

Finish Your Food, Or Else!

“Finish your food” is something we all heard growing up. And for those of us who are now parents, we find ourselves saying the same thing, or something similar. As kids,  our parents wanted  us to eat enough to grow up healthy, as well as learn a lesson about responsibility and following through on what you have …

10 Super Snacks with Health Coach Sarah Hawthorne

BerryBreeze is thrilled to welcome a guest post from Sarah Hawthorne!  Sarah is a Certified Health Coach with the American Association of Drugless Practitioners and the proud creator of My Balance & Wellness. Sarah is extremely passionate about helping people make healthier food and lifestyle choices for a balanced life. Her sessions are tailored to your …

5 Ways To Spend Less and Spend Smart

To wrap up small business week,  the most important small business you will ever know is you. Your home, your family, and how you manage your money is in itself a business practice. Whether you own your own business or not, the first thing businesses do after trying to make money is to not lose …

10 Foods That Fight Allergies

Foods that fight allergies are the first line of defense during Spring allergy season. If you’re one of the 25 million Americans, like me, who have been suffering through a sneezy, itchy hell the past few weeks, the news is not good. According to various scientific sources, including a 2008 EPA report, a 2010 National …

Taco Tuesday: Time to Spice it Up!

Taco Tuesday is such an amicable alliteration, rolling off the tongue with ease, only to make way for yummy (and usually inexpensive) tortilla filled goodness. I discovered Taco Tuesday at our local ELKS Lodge last year, and have been a devout follower ever since (it also helps that its on the way home from BabyBreeze’s …